What is the prevalence of prostate cancer among men with low prostate-specific antigen levels?

Alibhai, Shabbir M. H.
September 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/14/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 6, p572
Academic Journal
Presents information on a study which investigated the prevalence of prostate cancer among men with low prostate-specific antigen levels. Methodology; Results; Practice implications.


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